Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : nspr (MDVSA-2014:125)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 76068


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in nspr :

Mozilla Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR) before 4.10.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) via vectors involving the sprintf and console functions (CVE-2014-1545).

The updated nspr packages have been upgraded to the 4.10.6 version which is unaffected by this issue.

Additionally :

- The rootcerts package have been upgraded to the latest version as of 2014-04-01.

- The nss packages have been upgraded to the latest 3.16.1 version which resolves various bugs.

- The sqlite3 packages have been upgraded to the 3.7.17 version for mbs1 due to an prerequisite to nss-3.16.1.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 76068

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-125.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/06/16

Modified: 2014/07/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lemon, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64nspr-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64nspr4, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64nss-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64nss-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64nss3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64sqlite3-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64sqlite3-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64sqlite3_0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nss, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nss-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rootcerts, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rootcerts-java, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:sqlite3-tcl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:sqlite3-tools, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1545

BID: 67975

MDVSA: 2014:125